[Commission, 1799 Aug. 1 to] grant, constitute and appoint Dr. Peter Ramis to be ... Deputy Registrar and Scribe of the Acts ... in the Vice Admiralty Court within the Island of Minorca.
1 August 1799
Edwards, Richard, 1768-1827, author
1 leaf ; 32 x 42 cm folded to 16 x 20 cm
Rare Books Oversize
Document begins: Whereas His Majesty has been graciously pleased by Letters Patent, under the Great Seal of the High Court of Admiralty ...
Paper watermarked: T HOOKE & SON 1798 and Oval holding within it Britannia seated.
Red Britannia seal under Edwards' signature.
Richard Edwards was the publisher in 1797 of Young's Night thoughts for which he commissioned William Blake to produce the illustrations. Cf. Bentley, G.E. Richard Edwards, publisher of church-and-King pamphlets and of William Blake, in Studies in bibliography, v. 41, 1988, pp. 283-315.
Witnessed by Peter Rodrigues & Prats and Peter Sitges.
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Edwards, Richard, 1768-1827
Manuscript (incl. letter)